GAY COUPLE EMBRACE DURING WEDDING CEREMONY IN TORONTO CHURCH.
Kevin Bourassa (L) and his partner Joe Varnell are congratulated by Reverend Brent Hawkes (R) during their wedding ceremony in a Toronto church January 14, 2001. The men were one of two gay couples married in a ceremony at Toronto's Metropolitan Community Church. Both couples were issued marriage licenses believed to be first ever in Canada. The Ontario Provincial government has vowed not to register the marriages.